Mary Alice Arthur – Co-creating Well-being: Facilitating through Stories

Many organisations are today looking into how to adapt to the increased complexity and speed of change in business. When dealing with complexity we often speak of the need of fully accessing the capacity of everyone – but how do you support people to step up individually and bring their best capacity while still maintaining a strong collective core focus? How do you bring more commitment and meaning into the work you’re doing so that others want to be committed as well?

Storytelling and working with stories of projects, initiatives, organisations, teams and individuals can offer a bridge between knowledge and wisdom — a way to make it possible to capture both tacit knowledge and create shared vision. For leaders and managers, working with storytelling can improve communication and strengthen teamwork and collective action.

During our time together you will.. Learn how to work with the simple, yet powerful method of trio storytelling to seek out, design a process and work with stories to create shared understanding and action Hone your storytelling and storylistening skills to help you achieve impact and engagement in your work Experiment with a variety of harvesting methods This is a very hands on and active session. You will walk away with a palette of ideas to support your facilitation.

About Mary Alice Arthur:

Mary Alice Arthur is a Story Activist, using Story to help make positive systemic shift and for applying collective intelligence to the critical issues of our times. Her art is in creating spaces where people can find the stories that take them to their most flourishing future. Building the capacity for participatory practice supports people to take back the power of their stories so they can make wiser choices. She is a sought after process consultant and event host, and an engaging speaker. As an international steward of the Art of Hosting ( she teaches participatory practice around the world. Through Story the Future ( she is spreading the meme of Story Activism, supporting people to develop their skills and practice and engaging in leading edge conversations about the power and potential in our world.

| May 12th, 2019 | Posted in Uncategorized |

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